Exam Questions for Year 11 Lite Term 1

Student's Name: _________________________

Date of Exam: _________________________

Bible and Spiritual Formation

     1. Discuss the unholy gods of idolatry, OR How does holy vision help make us holy?

     2. "The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light." Explain the significance, OR, What message did Isaiah give to Hezekiah after the visit of the Babylonian envoys?

     3. "If any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new." Explain what this means. OR, "Present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service." What else does Paul say about how Christians ought to live?


     Write 8-10 lines of poetry from memory.

Dictation (unprepared)

     (Assigned passage is in the Exam Key.)


     1. Write about your favorite place described in The World: 1960-2000.

     2. Write about a poem you enjoyed this term.

     3. Write a concise summary of a short story you read this term.

English Grammar

     1. Write sentences showing correct use of "its" and "it's."

     2. Choose "is" or "are." The cover, and not the pages, __ brittle from years of improper storage.

     3. When should "who" be used, and when "whom"? Give examples.

     4. Parse the sentence, identifying: 1) the part of speech for each word; 2) for nouns and pronouns, the number (singular, plural) and case (nominative, objective/accusative, dative, possessive/genitive, vocative); 3) for verbs, the tense (past, present, future), voice (active, passive), and--if applicable--person (first, second, third). In addition, circle the verbs that belong to independent clauses (also called primary or coordinate clauses), and underline the verbs that belong to dependent (or subordinate) clauses. (Teacher: you may ask the student to provide more or less information, as appropriate.)

     Reserving judgments is a matter of infinite hope.


     1. Give a short account of what caused the Great War.

     2. What do you know about Vladimir Lenin?

     3. What do you know about Theodore Roosevelt?

     4. Give an account of Hitler and Germany before WWII.

     5. Tell what was happening in Spain or China about this time.

     6. Contrast the presidency of Herbert Hoover with that of Franklin Roosevelt.


     1. On a blank outline map, identify the countries in the Middle East.

     2. "All the poor black workers of Johannesburg, forbidden to live within the precincts of the city. . ." Discuss why, and where.

     3. Contrast Moscow with Leningrad/St. Petersberg.

Natural History and General Science

     1. Write notes, with drawings, on the special studies you have made this term.

     2. Explain the role of tse-tse flies in Malta Fever.

     3. Choose a question matched to your term's science subject from here or from your science program.


     1. Use the Year 7-10 Questions for this term's Plutarch from this page.

     2. What is the "vision of the anointed"?

     3. What are some of the Instructors of the Conscience?

     4. "Public Works Mean Taxes" and "Taxes Discourage Production." Explain. OR 'In the long run imports and exports must equal each other.' Why? OR What do you know about Price Controls?

     5. What do you know about Johann Georg Hamann? OR Discuss this quote by Louis Finkelstein: "We can 'read' the history of ideas through the history of changing artistic styles."

Reading Skill

     Father to choose an unseen passage, giving marks for enunciation.

Arithmetic/Geometry (Questions from your math program may be substituted.)

     1. If x is an integer, what is the greatest value of x which satisfies 5 < 2x + 2 < 9?

     2. The sum an integer x and its reciprocal is equal to 78/15. What is the value of x?

     3. If a student has an average of 87 after 4 tests, what would the student have to get on his next test to get an average of 90?

     4. 231 students went on a field trip. Some students rode in vans which hold 7 students each and some students rode in buses which hold 25 students each. How many of each type of vehicle did they use if there were 15 vehicles total?

     5. Two angles are complementary. One angle is 10 degrees less than three times the other. Find the measures of the angles.

Foreign Language

     1. In your foreign language, write a summary of an incident you read about this term.

     2. Describe a picture in your language book, using your foreign language.

Picture Study

     1. Describe a picture from this term's picture study.


     Father should choose a poem, two Bible verses and/or a scene from Shakespeare learned this term for student to recite.

Music (such as playing an instrument)

     Parent or instructor should assess child's progress.

Music Appreciation

     1. Tell about your favorite piece of music from this term.

     2. Question to be taken from this term's Composer Study here.


     Sing your favorite folksong and hymn from this term.


     Show some work in handicrafts from this term to someone outside your family.

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